It feels like 1979 all over again, with Iran, under a new president, playing a central role.
07 Dec 2013 12:09 GMT
PA is bluntly critical of many Arab states, particularly Egyptian efforts to broker a deal between Hamas and Fatah.
26 Jan 2011 19:39 GMT | Politics, Investigative, US & Canada, Egypt, Israel
Palestinian negotiators are engaged in talks that they know have ceded almost every Palestinian right.
24 Jan 2011 19:42 GMT | Politics, Investigative, US & Canada, Egypt, Israel
Almost a month after their poor showing in legislative elections, Egyptian opposition parties are embroiled in coups, divisions and scathing self-criticism.
Amira Howeidy | 25 Jan 2006 14:36 GMT
US tanks begin to roll into the Egyptian capital, Cairo, and the city's Sixth of October bridge and the famous Nile corniche promenade are destroyed.
Amira Howeidy | 12 Jan 2006 05:12 GMT
When Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak addresses parliament on 17 December, it will be the first time in Egypt's history that 20% of the MPs will belong to the officially outlawed Muslim Brotherhood.
Amira Howeidy | 14 Dec 2005 06:20 GMT
A senior figure in Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood organisation has argued against non-Muslims holding leadership positions in Egypt, including the presidency.
Amira Howeidy | 05 Dec 2005 18:51 GMT
Egyptian intellectuals and public figures from across the political spectrum have warned the government against the repercussions of election fraud and violence on democracy in the country.<?xml:namespace prefix = "o" ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
Amira Howeidy | 28 Nov 2005 00:18 GMT
A massive banner displayed in a Cairo district proclaims the phrase "Islam is the Solution" above a small image of the Quran set between two crisscrossed medieval swords.
Amira Howeidy | 13 Nov 2005 22:58 GMT
Egypt, the Arab world's most populous country, has gone on high alert after a warning from the UN that the deadly H5N1 bird flu strain could hit North Africa and the Middle East.
Amira Howeidy | 23 Oct 2005 11:13 GMT
Egypt's first multi-candidate elections were hailed as historic, but observers say the defining moment for the nation's democracy could be the parliamentary elections in November.
Amira Howeidy | 13 Oct 2005 19:22 GMT
The poignant stories of Palestinian prisoners in Israel and the effects of imprisonment on them and their families.
Israel, Palestine, Human Rights
We analyse how populist far-right movements are challenging the promise of an integrated union.
A group of exonerated death row survivors called the 'Resurrection Club' fights to abolish the death penalty in the US.
Human Rights, Politics, US & Canada
We tell the story of Mouawiya Syasneh, the boy whose anti-Assad graffiti lit the spark that engulfed Syria.
War & Conflict, Syria's Civil War